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Recognition of Abnormal Pediatric Blood Pressures in Primary Care

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00130663
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 22, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study will look at general pediatricians' effectiveness at screening children for elevated blood pressure values in the primary care setting. Two new screening tools will be introduced and their effectiveness will be measured against current practice by way of medical chart review.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Device: PDA blood pressure screening program and chart reminder Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Recognition of Abnormal Pediatric Blood Pressures in Primary Care
Study Start Date : January 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2007



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. written documentation by MD in medical record acknowledging elevated BP

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. compliance with interventions


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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care supervision visit
  • Documented measured blood pressure and height
  • Between the ages of 3 years and 17 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 3 years of age
  • Older than 17 years of age
  • No documented blood pressure measurement
  • Not a health supervision encounter

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00130663


Sponsors and Collaborators
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Douglas J McLaughlin, MD Pediatric Academic Association/Ohio State University School of Medicine

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00130663     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 219405
219405
First Posted: August 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007